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Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Again Through November 18th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The 104-year old National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) critically-acclaimed sold-out Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof, playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (MJH) is extending for 14 more performances-including a special 104th presentation. A first for NYTF, the unprecedented success of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof has allowed the production, presented with English and Russian supertitles, to be extended twice since it's July 4th debut. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center to Hold Annual Fall Fete October 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) will host its annual benefit to support BAC's programs on Monday, October 1, 2018, in the Jerome Robbins Theater and Howard Gilman Performance Space (450 W. 37th Street, Manhattan). (more...)

Yiddish FIDDLER Dedicates Special Performance to 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The 104-year old National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) critically-acclaimed Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof, playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage will dedicate its special 104th performance on November 10 to celebrating its 104th season, and to the resiliency of Jewish culture on the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht. Due to the unprecedented success of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, presented with English and Russian supertitles, performances have been extended through November 18. (more...)

BAZAZZ! A Sequined Variety Starring Rick Skye as Liza Minnelli Comes to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Rick Skye, who won the 2017 MAC Award for Best Impersonation, will star in and host Don't Tell Mama's new monthly variety show Bazaaz! A Sequined Variety. The show, which will feature Skye's heralded impersonation as Liza Minnelli singing in his own voice, will showcase award-winning impersonations, guest performers and Skye's Kit Kat Boyz. Bazaaz! A Sequined Variety will open on Friday, October 27 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Celebrate Jerome Robbins at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Continuing to unite artists from across fields around a common theme, Damian Woetzel's innovative series, DEMO, enters into its third season with a special performance, October 20 21, 2017 in the newly renovated Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

IMMIGRANT DREAMS Featuring Randy Graff and Brian Stokes Mitchell is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Broadway Records today announced Immigrant Dreams, with Essential Voices USA (Judith Clurman, conductor) featuring Tony winners Randy Graff and Brian Stokes Mitchell, is now available (more...)

Emmy Award Nominee Jackie Hoffman Takes Over Folksbiene Instagram
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2018

If you've been ROFL at every one of Jackie Hoffman's tweets during her run in National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, then head to @folksbiene on Instagram this Sunday: the Emmy Award nominee is taking over Instagram. (more...)

Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Celebrate Jerome Robbins at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Continuing to unite artists from across fields around a common theme, Damian Woetzel's innovative series, DEMO, enters into its third season with a special performance, October 20 21, 2017 in the newly renovated Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Until December 30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The 104-year old National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) critically-acclaimed Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof, playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (MJH), is extending its run through December 30 to meet the high demand for tickets. The unprecedented success of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof has inspired the production, presented with English and Russian supertitles, to be extended four times since its July 4th debut due to sold-out audiences. This is the final extension. (more...)

L'Chaim! Joel Grey's Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Heads Off-Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 8, 2018

According to the New York Post, Joel Grey's hit Yiddish production of the classic musical is headed off-Broadway! (more...)

Photo Flash: Yiddish FIDDER ON THE ROOF Cast Hoists Joel Grey Into the Air to Celebrate 100 Sold Out Shows!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

Last night was a momentous occasion at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof, which recently extended its run through December 30 to meet the high demand for tickets, celebrated its 100th sold out performance. Check out photo from the celebration below, at which, the cast lifted their director, Joel Grey, in his chair! (more...)

Don't Tell Mama Announces BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH November Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch's special guest line up for November! (more...)

BWW Review: WHITE CHRISTMAS Sparkles at York Little Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Nov 29, 2015

Director Rene Staub puts on a sparkly, glittery, dancing WHITE CHRISTMAS at York (more...)

Jerome Robbins Centennial Celebration to Bring Performances, Screenings, Talks and More Across NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Jerome Robbins, world renowned for his work as a choreographer and director of ballet and theater, film and television, would have been 100 years old on October 11, 2018. In honor of his life and legacy, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, partnering with other institutions across the country and around the world, will celebrate his centennial year through Spring 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Celebrates 104 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene celebrated its 104th season at the 104th performance of 'Fiddler on the Roof,' in Yiddish. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Burns Brightly For Chanukkah
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The Chanukkah story celebrates miracles - and this holiday season, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) invites families to enjoy a theatrical miracle Off-Broadway: the acclaimed and unprecedented Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Lower Manhattan. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's Final Installment of NEW FACES SING BROADWAY Set for 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

? Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final 2015 - 16 installment of Chicago's hit new musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway. This edition, conceived and directed by Michael Weber and Chris Carter with music direction by Nick Sula, hosted by James Earl Jones II and featuring a cast of Chicago's hottest emerging artists, takes a journey through the best of Broadway's 1949 musical season via rare multi-media visuals, songs, trivia games and sing alongs in New Faces Sing Broadway 1949, Tuesday, June 7 at 8 p.m. at Uptown Underground, 4707 N Broadway. Tickets are $22, with no drink minimum and are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling 773.777.9884. (more...)

Uptown Underground Announces Cabaret Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, adds new variety into its already packed weekly lineup of top-shelf retrotainment. (more...)

City-Wide Tour of LAND THAT I LOVE Extends for over 60 NYC Public Schools
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The city-wide school tour of Irving Berlin's Land That I Love, featuring music & lyrics by Irving Berlin & book by 4-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (Aladdin, The Wedding Singer, Elf the Musical), has extended its performance schedule into May due to popular demand & strong audience response from the first month of school tour performances across the city. Presented by leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser), Land That I Love is a special collaboration between Inside Broadway and the Irving Berlin Family & is specifically produced for New York City public schools. The tour began in January and will now be performed at over 60 NYC public schools in Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Queens, with over 100 performances thru May 5 (in 2017, Inside Broadway will be serving over 50,000 New York City students with its programs). (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Announces Program Change
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

The NYTB REP program with a World Premiere by Richard Alston has now added encore performances of three of Jerome Robbins' rarely seen ballets: Septet, Concertino and Rondo, recently performed in sold-out shows in The Harkness Dance Festival 2018 at 92Y. The program will feature live music for all works. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Announces Program Change to REP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

The NYTB REP program with a World Premiere by Richard Alston has now added encore performances of three of Jerome Robbins' rarely seen ballets (more...)

LIZA LIVE! Extends Through March at Don't Tell Mama; Adds Special 'Happy Birthday' Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is extending his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE!' through March at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) todays, March 5th, 12th and 26th. (more...)

Rosie's Theater Kids present PASSING IT ON 2018: An Evening of Mentorship
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Founder Rosie O'Donnell and Artistic & Executive Director Lori Klinger of Rosie's Theater Kids announce that tickets are now available for purchase to  PASSING IT ON: An Evening of Mentorship taking place on Sunday, April 22 at 7:00 PM at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues). (more...)

BAZAZZ! - A SEQUINED VARIETY Welcomes Nancy Witter and Miss Molly Pope
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

Rick Skye, who won the 2017 MAC Award for 'Best Impersonation,' welcomes Cabaret Sensation Molly Pope and Comedian Nancy Witter to 'Bazazz! - A Sequined Variety' along with Kit Kat Boyz Ryan Lind, Diego Sayao and David Ballard today, February 24th at 8:00PM at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 43rd Street). There is a $20.00 Cover Charge and 2 drink minimum and reservations can be made by calling 212-757-0788 or visiting www.donttellmamanyc.com. The Huffington Post called the show 'Energetic, high energy...loaded with talent, laughs...and BAZAZZ!'. (more...)

Cast of HOLIDAY INN and More Set for Irving Berlin Events in NYC This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company will celebrate a summer of Irving Berlin special events to explore the iconic American songwriter behind "God Bless America," "White Christmas," "Blue Skies," "There's No Business Like Show Business" and countless others. (more...)

Broadway and Screen Star Allyn Ann McLerie Dies at 91
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 2, 2018

The New York Times has reported that Allyn Ann McLerie, star of stage and screen, has died at 91. She rose to attention on Broadway at age 21 in Where's Charley? before becoming a familiar star of film and television. Her daughter Iya Gaynes Falcone Brown said the cause of her mother's death was Alzheimer's disease. (more...)

Broadway's HOLIDAY INN Cast Set for 'Making Of' Event at The Museum of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company will continue to celebrate Irving Berlin - the iconic American songwriter behind 'God Bless America,' 'White Christmas,' 'There's No Business Like Show Business' and countless others - with a special evening 'The Making of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical' at The Museum of Jewish Heritage on Tuesday, August 2. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 15, 2018
by - Jul 15, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Rick Skye to Bring LIZA LIVE! to Don't Tell Mama This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is extending his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE!' through March at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) on Saturdays, February 13th and 20th, March 5th, 12th and 26th. Shows are at 8:00pm except for Saturday, March 12th, which is a special 'Happy 70th Birthday, Liza' evening beginning at 5:00pm. Musical Direction is by the brilliant Ricky Ritzel. (more...)

NYC School Tour of Irving Berlin's LAND THAT I LOVE Starts This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

In celebration of its landmark 35th anniversary season, leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway is presenting a city-wide school tour and revival of their acclaimed musical production, Irving Berlin's Land That I Love. (more...)

Rick Skye Brings LIZA LIVE! to Don't Tell Mama Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is bringing his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE! in Concert' for four Saturdays to Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) on Saturdays, tonight, January 23rd, January 30th and February 13th and 20th at 8:00pm. Musical Direction is by the brilliant Ricky Ritzel. (more...)

New Website Will Honor Irving Berlin's Legacy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The family of Irving Berlin, in conjunction with his publishers Concord Music (North America) and Universal Music Publishing Group (rest of World), has announced the launch of a new website to honor Irving Berlin in celebration of his 130th birthday. Created to pay tribute to Berlin's life and legendary works, this is the first time a dedicated digital resource has existed online for the man epitomized by Jerome Kern's famous maxim: 'Irving Berlin has no place in American music - he is American music.' (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! Season Opener- HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by Review Roundups - Feb 8, 2018

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over!, an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat. (more...)

BAZAZZ! - A SEQUINED VARIETY Welcomes Nancy Witter and Miss Molly Pope
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Rick Skye, who won the 2017 MAC Award for 'Best Impersonation,' welcomes Cabaret Sensation Molly Pope and Comedian Nancy Witter to 'Bazazz! - A Sequined Variety' along with Kit Kat Boyz Ryan Lind, Diego Sayao and David Ballard on Saturday, February 24th at 8:00PM at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 43rd Street). There is a $20.00 Cover Charge and 2 drink minimum and reservations can be made by calling 212-757-0788 or visiting www.donttellmamanyc.com. The Huffington Post called the show 'Energetic, high energy...loaded with talent, laughs...and BAZAZZ!'. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Set for New York Live Arts Benefit Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet invites you to attend NYTB at New York Live Arts Benefit on February 27, 2016. (more...)

Guest Blog: Dominic McHugh On Presenting Lost Songs From THE MUSIC MAN
by Guest Blog: Dominic McHugh - Feb 23, 2018

Dr Dominic McHugh discusses rediscovering and presenting Meredith Willson's songs from The Music Man in a 60th anniversary concert at the University of Sheffield (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Set for New York Live Arts Benefit Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet invites you to attend NYTB at New York Live Arts Benefit on February 27, 2016. (more...)

Juilliard Dances Repertory 2016 to Feature Works by Paul Taylor, Jerome Robbins & Jiri Kylian
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

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New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at New York Live Arts, 2/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform at New York Live Arts from February 24-27, 2016.  New York Live Arts is located at 219 W. 19th Street, NYC. Performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm; and Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm.  Tickets start at $15, and are available online at http://newyorklivearts.org/event/nytb_2016, by calling the Live Arts box office at 212.691.6500, or by visiting the box office, Monday-Saturday 1pm - 9pm and Sunday 1pm - 8pm.   (more...)

LIZA LIVE! Extends Through March at Don't Tell Mama; Adds Special 'Happy Birthday' Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is extending his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE!' through March at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) on Saturdays, March 5th, 12th and 26th. (more...)

Rick Skye to Bring LIZA LIVE! to Don't Tell Mama This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is extending his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE!' through March at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) todays, February 13th and 20th, March 5th, 12th and 26th. Shows are at 8:00pm except for Today, March 12th, which is a special 'Happy 70th Birthday, Liza' evening beginning at 5:00pm. Musical Direction is by the brilliant Ricky Ritzel. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/3/2015 - THE WIZ LIVE! Airs Tonight, GIGANTIC Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 3, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE WIZ LIVE! eases on down the road tonight on NBC, and GIGANTIC opens off-Broadway! (more...)

Irving Berlin's MISS LIBERTY To Get U.K. Premiere In Concert Production With Four Cut Songs
by Michael Dale - Dec 2, 2015

Irving Berlin's 1949 musical about the model who posed for the Statue of Liberty is rarely done. (more...)

Boston Ballet Presents GENIUS AT PLAY Sept 6–16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Boston Ballet's 2018-2019 season opens with Genius at Play, a program that celebrates the centennial of choreographer Jerome Robbins' birth, his storied career, and his countless contributions to dance. The all-Robbins program opens with an orchestral performance of Leonard Bernstein's Candide Overture followed by Interplay, a bright and colorful work for eight dancers set to a jazz score by Morton Gould, and Fancy Free, his first of many collaborations with composer Leonard Bernstein, which depicts the antics of sailors on shore leave in New York City in the 1940s. The program concludes with the Company premiere of Glass Pieces, a bustling tribute to urban life choreographed for 42 dancers and set to music by Philip Glass. Genius at Play runs September 6-16, 2018, at the Boston Opera House. (more...)

VIDEO: Jackie Hoffman and the Cast of Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Put Their Spin on the Song 'Milkshake'
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2018

Yente's milkshake brings the boys to the yard! Cast members from the Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof, led by Jackie Hoffman as Yente, created a hilarious clip featuring the song Milkshake. Watch Yente get the boys all hot and bothered below! (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Extends Through October 25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Due to critical acclaim and an entirely sold-out summer run the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) has announced a fall extension with a new block of tickets for the American Premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof. Originally announced to play through August 26th, the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof that opened on July 15th, will now play through October 25th. The production will continue its run at the Museum of Jewish Heritage with an updated performance schedule that includes Saturday evening performances, (more...)

Broadway's HOLIDAY INN Cast Set for 'Making Of' Event at The Museum of Jewish Heritage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company will continue to celebrate Irving Berlin - the iconic American songwriter behind 'God Bless America,' 'White Christmas,' 'There's No Business Like Show Business' and countless others - with a special evening 'The Making of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical' at The Museum of Jewish Heritage tonight, August 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, Bebe Neuwirth and More Attend Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2018

The cast of the Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof have welcomed some special guests throughout their run. Among them have been Bernadette Peters, Joel Gray, Bebe Neuwirth, Mandy Patinkin, and many more. Check out photos below of the Broadway royalty that have shown their faces at this unique production! (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Announces Program Change
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The NYTB REP program with a World Premiere by Richard Alston has now added encore performances of three of Jerome Robbins' rarely seen ballets: Septet, Concertino and Rondo, recently performed in sold-out shows in The Harkness Dance Festival 2018 at 92Y. The program will feature live music for all works. (more...)

NYC-Wide School Tour of 'LAND THAT I LOVE' Extends Again
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The city-wide school tour of Irving Berlin's Land That I Love, featuring music & lyrics by Irving Berlin and book by four-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (Aladdin, The Wedding Singer, Elf the Musical), has extended its performance schedule for the second time due to popular demand and strong audience response, with support from NYC Council Member Vincent Gentile. (more...)

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